Well, it wasn't the semester we envisioned back in January, but cheers to our Tulane law school volunteers for working with us as our Friday clinics transitioned from in person to conference call to video conferencing and not missing a beat. These Spring legal clinics provided direct pro bono legal assistance to 63 Louisiana artists … Continue reading Cheers to our Spring 2020 law student volunteers!
Do you have an invention that you’d like to protect, but don’t know where to start? Have you always wanted to learn more about the process? Then join patent attorney Mark Melasky of Intellectual Property Consulting on Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00 p.m. for a free webinar as he discusses: What do you need? Patent/Trademark/Copyright?How … Continue reading Applying for Patent Protection Webinar on May 27th
The way people are accessing, consuming and listening to music has changed dramatically, and the laws and mechanisms for collecting royalties are still catching up. The Music Modernization Act was passed by Congress in 2018, and it’s supposed to make it easier for musicians to collect certain royalties. In order to maximize revenue streams, musicians … Continue reading Collecting Royalties in the Modern Age Workshop March 11th
The Ella Project proudly celebrates Big Queen Rukiya of the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indian tribe for her enormous achievement in having her amazingly intricate and profound artwork selected for exhibition at the Musee du quai Branly in Paris. We were happy to work with Rukiya on the legal mechanisms required to ensure she secured a … Continue reading Working with Queen Rukiya to get her work to Paris
The Ella Project has been approved for a $25000 Art Works grant to support our pro bono legal services and professional development for Louisiana artists. Overall, the National Endowment for the Arts has approved 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million in the first round of fiscal year 2020 funding to support arts projects in every state in the nation, … Continue reading Ella Project to receive $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Ella Project Co-Founder Gene Meneray has joined the Board of Directors for the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies. Charged with champions public support for the arts in America, NASAA works with the nation's 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies and provides research, advocacy, and connections to ensure all Americans have access to arts and … Continue reading Gene Meneray added to NASAA board
City of New Orleans delegation in Seattle, WA with King County's Kate Becker In September, The Ella Project led a delegation of City of New Orleans officials to Seattle and San Francisco to learn from those cities how they manage their nighttime economies, work with street performers, and fund their arts agencies and grant programs. … Continue reading Our fact finding trip to Seattle, San Francisco
The Acting Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts has approved The Ella Project for a grant in the amount of $30,000 in their latest round of ArtWorks funding. Ella Project is proud to be one of 17 arts organizations in Louisiana to receive this funding. We look forward to working with the Arts Endowment … Continue reading Ella Project receives NEA funding for 2019.
Visit The Eiffel Society at 2040 St Charles Ave on Saturday, March 2nd for Iris and Tucks and help support The Ella Project. They are presenting a family friendly lounge environment for the parades! $10 gets you unlimited access to Eiffel that day for restrooms, drink specials, and food and drink available for purchase. Family … Continue reading EIFFEL Gras Saturday March 2nd to benefit The Ella Project
Presented by Max Hass and Bri Whetstone Tuesday, February 5th 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Launch Pad, 400 Poydras, Suite 900 We're excited to launch our new workshop series on Copyright and Contracts. Supported by a grant from the Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans, this series launches by addressing copyright and contract topics relevant to filmmakers … Continue reading Copyright & Contracts for Filmmakers Workshop on February 5th